Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper (for easy clean up).
Pierce potatoes well and place in a large microwave safe bowl. Add 1 1/2 cups water. Microwave on high for 8-10 minutes or until potatoes are soft when pricked with a fork.
Place potatoes on a lined baking sheet, smash each with the bottom of a glass. Set aside.
Make Garlic Butter:
In a small microwave safe bowl, combine unsalted butter, hot sauce, coarse Kosher salt, black pepper and garlic.
Heat for 30 seconds on high heat in microwave, stirring well until butter fully melts. Set aside until ready to assemble.
Make Crab Topping:
In a small bowl, combine cream cheese, mayonnaise, cheddar cheese, Worcestershire sauce, garlic powder, onion powder, Kosher salt and white pepper. Mix until well combined. You can use an electric mixer or stand mixer for this portion.
Fold in crab meat.
Baste each potato with melted butter. Evenly divide crab topping onto each potato. Baste crab topping with remaining butter. Evenly divide chopped bacon.
Bake for 12-15 minutes or until potato edges are browned and bubbly.
Remove and garnish with parsley, chives or scallions.
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